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ArrestsA 20-year-old woman, of Wantagh, and Ryan Davidow, 20, of Setauket, were arrested on August 14 at 12:45 a.m. on Lawrence Street in East Rockaway for possessing marijuana. On August 15 at … more
The shooting death of a Queens imam and his associate as they walked home from afternoon prayer on Aug. 13 in Ozone Park has left Long Island Muslims grief-stricken. While some leaders of local mosques fear that the incident — which activist groups say should be investigated as a hate crime — could lead to more violence against Muslims, they noted that they would continue... more
Arrests Danyi Shen, 35, of Flushing, Queens, was located and arrested on Aug. 8 at 9:30 p.m. and charged with two counts of criminal contempt for violating an order of protection. Madeline … more
Nassau County Legislator Laura Curran (D-Baldwin) hosted a Substance Abuse Education Awareness Community Seminar at the Merrick Library on July 28. Curran, who had hosted two previous seminars with … more
Nassau County is in talks to enter a two-year contract with a financial adviser to study a potential public-private partnership for the county’s sewage system, which some officials believe could help mitigate the burden of 10 years of sewage debts. more
Dean and Adam Skelos have scored a victory in their bid to stay out of prison while they appeal their corruption convictions. On Aug. 4, U.S. District Judge Kimba Wood granted the father and … more
A New York State appeals court has officially disbarred former State Sen. Dean Skelos, who was found guilty of corruption in December. Last week, the Second Judicial Department Appellate Division in Brooklyn formally took Skelos off the list of attorneys as a result of his felony conviction. more
A Merrick woman was one of three people indicted on July 15 for allegedly embezzling hundreds of thousands of dollars from a Lynbrook-based charity that provides support services for people with special needs. more
Dean and Adam Skelos have officially appealed their corruption sentences, and are now petitioning to remain out of prison until the appeals process is complete. The father and son were sentenced … more
As his kitchen television silently aired CNN’s footage of the chaos the day after five white Dallas police officers were killed by a black sniper during a peaceful demonstration, Malvernite and New York City Police Detective Steven McDonald was listening to a speech by Robert F. Kennedy, made nearly 50 years ago, on the day after the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King’s assassination. more
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